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Old 12-18-2012, 10:37 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Holy Crap. That Carbon Fiber looks awesome. Props dude! I cant believe you formed that stuff around that indention for the tilt wheel so smooth. Well done!
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:29 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Thanks dude...amazing what a good heat gun, and both thumbs can do..hehehhe. Hopefully it holds. I've heard some conflicting stories on how this stuff holds on concave details like that. Next up might be the black plastic part that goes under the rubber tray in front of the shifter, and I've been eye-balling the bezel for the seat memory buttons on the driver's door. I should have enough left to do those 2 things.
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:01 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Ohhhh, that would look good. I am wanting to try the CF wrap on the rear bumper where plastic guard thingy is at. Now I am definitely going to need to give it a try. Where do you buy your wrap from?
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Online...carbon fiber gear.com...but I have not bought in a long time. I bought one big roll
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:48 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

I managed to squeeze in that bezel today...I didn't realize until I started messing with it that it actually comes out. 2 small torx screws hold it in from the back.



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Old 12-18-2012, 09:20 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Picked up the trailer wiring harness. I hope to install it Friday.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

What shocks are you guys running? I know you all love Bilsteins but I was looking it up and there were a couple different types. I'm looking for something that's going to be a little stiffer. Also, while the new shocks raise the Jeep a bit?

A local shop is having a Buy 2 Get 2 shocks for free for the next week. I called and they said Bilsteins were included. I'd like to move on this before it disappears.
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What shocks are you guys running? I know you all love Bilsteins but I was looking it up and there were a couple different types. I'm looking for something that's going to be a little stiffer. Also, while the new shocks raise the Jeep a bit?

A local shop is having a Buy 2 Get 2 shocks for free for the next week. I called and they said Bilsteins were included. I'd like to move on this before it disappears.
Bilstein... end of story.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Are you just using the 5100 series?
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:00 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

I also say Bilstiens, end of story....if you're running at stock height, you should use the HD series. Here are the Summit Racing part numbers for the ones I have on mine:
BSN-24-029636: Front
BSN-24-029643: Rear

Shocks never increase or reduce ride height brotha...you have to change springs for that....along with some other stuff depending on how high or low you're looking to go. Springs set height. Shocks dampen bumps. If you can get a pair for free, I'd say jump on it. Just check the part numbers I gave you for pricing at Summit so you know they aren't raping you at the shop.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

I have a 2" BB and that's it. I plan on replacing the springs in the summer but more or less keeping her stock height. Just gonna throw some 255s on her next time she needs shoes and that's it. No lift kit or anything. She breaks enough as is don't need to be putting extra stress on an old lady.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

The HD's should work for you then...unless you're really off-roading a lot, disconnecting swaybars for axle articulation, etc, you'll be fine with the ones I linked. If you find a shock that's 2" longer, that won't hurt either. The concern is to never really max that shock out where it's the only thing supporting the weight of the axle.
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